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Social Worker, LMSW

Company: Stormont-vail Healthcare
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Schedule:8:00am - 4:30pm (5 shifts per week; rotating weekends)*A Brief Overview*Social Workers are professionals trained to provide social work/case management services to patients, their families, and their support persons/systems. This includes the professional activity of assisting individuals, families, groups, organizations or communities to enhance or restore the patient's capacity for social functioning and to create societal conditions favorable to their goals.*Education Qualifications** Master's Degree Social Work. Required*Experience Qualifications** 1 year Medical experience. Required*Licenses and Certifications** Licensed Masters Social Worker - KSBSRB Full licensure must be achieved and validated within 6 months of hire date with Stormont Vail Health. If licensure cannot be validated, employment will be terminated Required*What you will do** Participates in patient admission process (Inpatient, Outpatient, PHP, IOP) a) assists as needed with signing of voluntary papers, b) serves as hospital representative and patient advocate.* Coordinates and facilitates behavioral health services for patients and their families throughout the entire Stormont Vail Health system including but not limited to: Cotton ONeil Clinic settings, Intensive Outpatient Program, Psychological Services, Outpatient Psychiatric Department, Outpatient/Inpatient Behavioral Health Services, or Behavioral Health Admissions Department.* Performs social work assessments, demonstrating awareness of the bio-psychosocial, cultural, developmental and spiritual ramifications of illness and hospitalization.* Develops appropriate case management and/or treatment plan based upon assessment, client/family/caregiver specific concerns and recommendations of multidisciplinary care team.* Addresses patient/family/caregiver understanding of and adjustment to the illness, to maximize benefits of intervention and enhance patient/family/caregiver functioning.* In the process of restoring the patients capacity for social functioning: Initiates discharge planning upon admission, Is responsible for assuring these plans are coordinated with internal and external multidisciplinary teams and are implemented, and initiates and develops long term planning designed to reduce recidivism, referrals are to be made as indicated* Develops and facilitates groups for patients and/or significant others as needed.* Maintains professional levels of productivity. Coordinates and prioritizes patient care related activities in an efficient and effective manner.* Demonstrates initiative and provides problem solving and leadership in the development of new services, which respond to patient care demands.* Maintains confidentiality and complies with professional ethics according to professional, departmental and Medical Center standards.* Actively participates and initiates when appropriate inpatient care conferences.* Provide patient education regarding diagnosis and treatment.* Provide crisis and/or brief therapy for individual, family and group.* Assess patient and family functioning at time of discharge or referral to another provider.* Communicates in a clear and concise manner with patients/families/caregivers regarding patient status and progress. Adjusts communication style responsive to receiver.* Establishes supportive and therapeutic working relationship with patient/family/caregivers.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $25.14 per hourExpected hours: 40 per weekBenefits:* 403(b)* 403(b) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekendsWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Stormont-vail Healthcare, Topeka , Social Worker, LMSW, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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